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|Title:||"I sound just like the good kids": enhancing the reading achievement of middle-years students with learning difficulties||Contributor(s):||Graham, Lorraine (author); Pegg, John Edward (author)||Publication Date:||2008||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10962||Abstract:||This paper outlines an innovative pedagogic intervention, QuickSmart, which focuses on improving reading fluency and comprehension skills. The intervention targets middle-school students experiencing difficulties with reading and understanding texts. The research presented focuses on the key role of working memory and automaticity in developing literacy for students with learning difficulties.||Publication Type:||Conference Publication||Conference Details:||BERA 2008: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 3rd - 6th September, 2008||Source of Publication:||Presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, p. 1-8||Publisher:||University of Leeds||Place of Publication:||online||ISSN:||0007-0637||Field of Research (FOR):||130312 Special Education and Disability||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO):||930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication||Other Links:||https://bei.leeds.ac.uk/dbsql/AFreeQueryServlet?*id=30&*formId=30&*context=BEICC&id=18892
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